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Clinton: '[Trump] could bankrupt America like he's bankrupted his companies'

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posted on May, 23 2016 @ 07:38 PM
Great idea out the guy who signed NAFTA into office, the same guy who repealed Glass Steagall.

Yeah that'll be a good one.

That's what we want 8 years of Bill.

Oh god how could we be so dumb in America.

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 07:43 PM
a reply to: MystikMushroom

Agreed, the economy was better under Clinton twenty years ago, but it wasn't all Bill Clinton.

“All Bill Clinton had to show before Newt Gingrich’s leadership in the House was a failed stimulus, a failed attempt at national health care … and of course, midnight basketball,” O’Brien said this week. “It was not Bill Clinton who crafted the welfare reform that lifted millions out of poverty. … It was only the dogged determination of Newt Gingrich’s House of Representatives.”

Ralph Reed, the head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition who, as head of the Christian Coalition, played a key role in helping Republicans take back the House in 1994, also defended Gingrich. “Anytime you have those kinds of public policy victories, there’s obviously plenty of credit to go around,” said Reed, a longtime Gingrich friend who is neutral in the 2012 race. “But the fact is on the seminal achievements of the ’90s, especially a tax cut, balanced budget and welfare reform, Clinton was dragged kicking and screaming to the altar. And it was only after multiple vetoes, including vetoes that led to a government shutdown, that those changes in public policy were achieved.”

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 07:44 PM
a reply to: UnBreakable

How can you guys ignore the fact that Clinton ruined the economy it just wasn't felt until years later?

(post by Joecanada11 removed for a manners violation)

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 08:44 PM
It would seem that this country is already on the threshold of morphing into the new Roman Empire. George W bush being elected president in such close to session to his own father has created a rather dangerous precedent I think. Electing Hillary present would only cement it. Besides Hillary really was the power behind the throne so to speak during the Bill Clinton years. a reply to: BlueAjah

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 08:53 PM
With either Trump or Hillary the people would be rolling a dice on their future.

Hillary is just 4-8 more years of corporate money buying politics. She's in bed with the banks, the military industrial complex, the CIA and the media. You would never get an honest answer our of her, I doubt she'd ever get asked the complex questions anyway. It will be about her friends, her family, her legacy. She would drive men into the ground and promote other corrupt, devious and dirty women into powerful roles.

Trump is a wildcard. He's brash, rude, erratic and exaggerates. He will rub up foreign dignitaries the wrong way, he will put his foot in his mouth multiple times.

The only thing that stands out between them, is that Trump calls it like he's see's it. Everyone knows the whole system is corrupt, its been that way for decades. Hillary wants to sweep it under the rug and use it to her advantage. Trump wants to destroy it.

The countries already bankrupt and its only going to get worse at a much faster rate. If you are going to roll the dice hoping for a solution, you'd best do it with the wildcard. There is a potential there to dramatically turn the countries fortunes around. If he fails, then things continue the same way they have.

If you go with Hillary, your guaranteed to be in a worse situation regardless of what happens.

I'm a Bernie fan and wish he'd get on-top but unfortunately, unless Hillary is arrested.. he's been beaten by her insider politics.

Trump reminds me of Winston Churchill.. he wasn't popular, he said things that really offended people, he drank, smoked, called out the politicians, stuck to his guns. Cometh the Hour, Cometh the man made Churchill a great man. While something like that wont necessarily happen for Trump, I believe he's got the same potential.

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 09:09 PM
a reply to: Agit8dChop

Trump doesn't want to destroy anything. This system is what allowed trump to become stupidly rich. Why on earth would he want to mess with it. He also has given money to the Clintons in the past. He is as much a part of this corrupt system as anyone else.

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 09:14 PM
a reply to: Joecanada11

I dont think he does want to destroy it.
I think he genuinely understands its corrupt, wants to be bold and implement radical changes.
He's old, he's filthy rich its not about money for him.. he's not in it to get rich like the others. He wants his name in the history books. He doesn't want his name in the history books as the man who ruined the US or brought destruction upon the country.. he's so egotistical he wants to be seen as the greatest president ever.

that kind of motivation has been lacking in the US!

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 10:36 PM
How does anyone here know that Trump has amassed a $10B fortune? Because he said so? And how does anyone know that Trump paid even a dime in taxes last year? He refuses to turn over his tax returns for scrutiny. And it’s not because he’s under a tax audit. He may be under an audit alright, but that doesn’t prevent him from releasing his returns. Personally, I’d like to have some confirmation that Trump has actually raised and distributed all the funds to veterans groups that he claims to have done. Might it be that he pocketed much of that money? Hmmm... I guess we’ll never know. I’m sure there are a few other jewels buried in those returns, as well. In all likelihood Trump has things to hide. But, who cares? Right? He’s the Golden Boy who’s gonna make America great again...

I seem to recall that America had a budget surplus when Bill Clinton left office. I also recall that George Bush put a couple wars on the credit card, as well as implementing some sizeable tax breaks and nearly tanked the economy. Since the GOP refuses to touch taxes, the snowball rolling down the mountainside has gotten bigger and bigger. And now here comes Mr. Trump who wants to build walls that others will pay for (right...), deport 12 million people (right...) and pump up the military budget, all to make America great again.

Gimme a break. This reality tv show sucks bigtime. No wonder the rest of the world no longer trusts or respects the USA. It’s become a freak show over here.

Vote Trump - Make America HATE Again!

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 10:40 PM
a reply to: ZeussusZ

So we defaulted on our debts. Ahhhh no thats right cotton and cruz all most made that happen...... she doesn't want cuban but i guess it gives people somethingto talk about.

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 11:10 PM

originally posted by: onequestion
a reply to: UnBreakable

How can you guys ignore the fact that Clinton ruined the economy it just wasn't felt until years later?

If it was a delayed effect, how are you so sure it started with Bill Clinton? If NAFTA and Glass-Steagal are your arguments, Clinton signed NAFTA because he had no other choice shortly after he got into office, Glass-Steagal was incrementally repealed over a period of 20 years. 3-4 Presidents had their hands in both of those deals, and another 2 Presidents after them. Do you have something more definitive to lay it at Bills feet, and can you even prove that those were the reasons why the economy went downhill?

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 11:15 PM
a reply to: netbound

I bet Trump, the man whose never afraid to say he wants the wealthy to pay more in taxes actually only pays a very small percent. He's hinted in that direction already. His business is real estate and the big tax deduction there is in depreciation. He probably depreciates all his assets, shows a small profit, and pays very little, while his actual income mostly remains in the form company stock rather than a paycheck.

I'm guessing he pays under 5%.

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 11:19 PM
Well Hillary could RAPE America just like her husband!

posted on May, 23 2016 @ 11:34 PM
a reply to: MysticPearl

Trump is one of the more successful businessmen this country has seen in modern times and built a 10B+ empire on the back of a 1M loan.

No idea how you came up with that bull$#it story, but Trump is worth 2 to 4 billion and his father's inheritance was 200 million.

He would be worth 8 billion if he had simply put the money into simple investments and fingerpainted the rest of his life.

I say as a business man he is a failure if he can't even track with the market.

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 05:24 AM

originally posted by: Profusion

Hillary Clinton railed against Donald Trump on everything from wages and immigration to paid family leave and his business dealings in a wide-ranging speech to union members here Monday.

"He could bankrupt America like he's bankrupted his companies," Clinton warned during remarks at the Service Employees International Union's annual convention. "Ask yourself: how could anybody lose money running a casino? Really."
Hillary Clinton Calls Trump a 'Bully' Who Threatens Economy

Now I'm starting to see the appeal of Mark Cuban as Clinton's potential VP choice. Cuban has been nothing but successful as a businessman.

Add to that the following:

Clinton: I'd put Bill 'in charge of revitalizing the economy'

That would be an awesome combination. Bill Clinton in charge of revitalizing the economy and Cuban out-Trumping Trump.

It could tarnish the woman card quite a bit because Hillary would end up winning because she aligned herself with men.

But, if that's what it takes to win, does she have a choice?
Who was this written for other than those who don't have the capacity to think???

We are twenty trillion dollars in debt that we can't possibly pay back...Thanks to both Clintons as well as many Republicans we are bankrupt right now...Trump not only is the only one to admit it but Trump is the only one who offers any solutions to get us out of this disaster...

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 11:57 AM
a reply to: Iscool

Why would we want to pay back the debt?

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 12:03 PM
a reply to: Grimpachi

Are you composing this from the 45th floor of Grimpachi Tower? If not, you have nothing to say about his business acumen.

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 12:04 PM
And We should trust Clinton after all she's done to America and beyond Because?

edit on 5/24/2016 by awareness10 because: (no reason given)

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 12:06 PM
Here are your two choices

Trump - A business who can 'recover' from bankruptcy and make his fortune again. He trims, tariffs and cuts taxes. It is not overnight but if needed it can happen. No ties to special interests.

Hillary - War. Simple. It is how the Democrats have thinned the herds for years. It then allows large countries to consolidate and 'cancel' debts if they want. I think there is a movement for a large conflict and a global economy reboot. She has to pay back all those who spent money to get her elected. Not PAC's, I mean the global enterprise that drives her campaign.

War has always been the 'road to recovery'.

posted on May, 24 2016 @ 02:38 PM

originally posted by: CaticusMaximus
Despite Trump failing several times, he is, right now, in 2016, extremely successful to the order of 10,000,000,000 dollars or some such.

He fell, but got up, and now is one of the richest people in the world.

He is not worth 10B...not even close..

That is just reality...

And his failures are near endless...Trump Steaks, Trump Travel, Trump Airlines, Trump Vodka, Trump Mortgage, Trump Board Game, Trump Magazine, Trump University, Trump Ice Water, Tour De Trump, The Trump network (Vitamin Pyramid Scheme), Trump New Media...and that's all before you even get to his 4 bankruptcies in the hell do you fail at running a casino? Four times!

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